Fees - Marriage & Domestic Partnership

The San Francisco Office of the County Clerk is delighted to welcome you back into City Hall and to our offices.

Beginning June 7, 2021, our office hours will be as follows:

Monday through Friday
8:00 am to 1:00 pm

City ID appointments start on June 1, 2021
Marriage License appointments start on June 7, 2021
Civil Marriage Ceremonies start on June 9, 2021

Due to the ongoing COVID-19 health crisis, all mail and online orders are experiencing processing delays of 4-6 weeks. Please plan accordingly and we thank you for your patience.

Methods of Payment

  • Cash - In Person Only
  • Debit Card - In Person Only
  • Credit Card - In Person or Online Marriage License / Ceremony Appointments
  • Money Order or Cashier's Check- payable to SF County Clerk
  • Personal Check - preprinted with account holder's name (from a U.S.A. issued bank, no foreign checks) - payable to SF County Clerk




Issuance of Public Marriage License (GC 26840, 26840.7; H&S 100435; W&I 18305)


Issuance of Confidential Marriage License (GC 26840.1, 26840.8; W&I 18305)


Notary Public's Authorization to Issue Confidential Licenses (FC 536)


Issuance of a Duplicate Marriage License (FC 510)


Searching a Marriage Record (H&S 100430, 103625(c), 103625(f); FC 1852) - (Includes a certified copy, if found.)


Each additional certified copy


Marriage or Domestic Partnership Ceremony in City Hall, during regular hours (GC 26861, 54985; SF-AC 62.9(a))


**Off-Site Ceremony on Weekends or Holidays (County Clerk Fee $157 at time of reservation + Commissioner's Fee $150 Cash payable at Ceremony)


Domestic Partnership filing (SF-AC 62.8)


Issuance of authority to marry and oath (FC 401(b), SF-AC 8.33.1)


Amendment to Marriage License


Souvenir Marriage Certificate